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Today we released version 5.0 of our Unified Security Management platform, also known as USM. It’s been an action-packed three weeks as our super-hero dev crew has delivered three great products, one each week: An AWS-native version of our USM platform that provides monitoring capabilities that anyone who has tried to use CloudTrail or wondered how to secure their… Read more

Tags: usm for aws, otx 2.0, usm 5.0

Forbes magazine online tells us that the danger of insider threats has been driven home by such newsworthy events as hacking into the Target database. Insider threats can be financial, political or personal, including such well-known cases as Eric Snowden and the WikiLeaks scandal. But what is an insider threat, and what exactly does the term mean for you organization?… Read more

Tags: insider threat, threat detection

In early November of 2014, a complex and high-profile family of malware named WireLurker splashed across the radar of the security community and the general media. Originally discovered by Palo Alto Networks, WireLurker is an unusually complex family of malware targeting Apple systems. WireLurker was unique in being able to attack mobile devices, as the malware was able to compromise Apple… Read more

Tags: otx, threat intelligence, otx 2.0

Dealing with Security Monitoring in Amazon Web Services (AWS) As you know, AlienVault just launched USM for AWS and we are very excited about bringing value and controls to AWS users in securing their environments. Here is some of the thinking that helped us form the product. As we move to a world where we are virtualizing everything, automating as… Read more

Tags: aws shared security model, usm for aws

Today we are launching USM for AWS, our newest offering focused on providing threat detection and incident response for AWS. We have had the ability to monitor AWS environments in our core USM product line for almost two years now, however when we started really digging into what we needed to do to provide good security visibility in AWS we… Read more

Tags: aws shared security model, usm for aws

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